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August 13th: Down to My Last Quarter

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Date: August 13, 2009 Title: Down to My Last Quarter Podcaster: Larry Sessions Organization: North American Skies NASkies Twitter http://twitter.com/NASkies Description: Moon phases are an unexpectedly misunderstood topic for many, based on my years of teaching. It seems that full moon means something entirely different to young people today, and quarter moons are really halves […]

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August 5th: What Do We See When We Look Up?

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Date: August 5, 2009 Title: What Do We See When We Look Up? Podcaster: Wayne Harris-Wyrick Organization: Oklahoma City Astronomy Club and Kirkpatrick Planetarium. Check out their website. Description: What do we detect when we look into space? Very little, actually. Almost all of what we know about the Universe comes from analysis of a […]

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July 28th: A Stellar Playground: Getting Kids Interested in Astronomy

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Date: July 28, 2009 Title: Opening Up the Sky to Kids Podcaster: Jeff Wood Organization: http://the-oort-cloud.blogspot.com/ Description: I’m a backyard astronomer, with no training or special knowledge. But I have been successful at getting my kids interested in astronomy, and I’d like to share my methods about explaining the interconnections between the sun, the moon, […]

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June 25th: Galileo’s Telescope

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Date: June 25, 2009 Title: Galileo’s Telescope Podcaster: The Adler Planetarium Organization: The Adler Planetarium Description: In 1609 when Galileo Galilei had fine-tuned his new instrument and turned it toward the night sky he revolutionized modern science. How great of an impact has his invention had on modern science and how did his discoveries change […]

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May 25th: Tides: More Than What Floats Your Boat

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Date: May 25, 2009 Title: Tides: More Than What Floats Your Boat Podcaster: Robert Morehead from Columbia Astronomy Organization: Columbia University Astronomy http://outreach.astro.columbia.edu Description: Anyone who has spent a day on the beach knows about tides, but this cosmic phenomena is at play throughout the Universe. We’ll explore this gravitational tug-o-war and see its effect […]

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May 1st: Galileo, the Moon, and the Visual Arts

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Date: May 1, 2009 Title: Galileo, the Moon, and the Visual Arts Podcaster: James Clifton Organization: The Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Description: Galileo was a skilled draftsman, a respected critic of painting, and a member of the Florentine art academy. His observations of the Moon led to an […]

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April 21st: The 6 Enduring Mysteries of the Universe

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Date: April 21, 2009 Title: The 6 Enduring Mysteries of the Universe Podcaster: Marc West Organization: The Mr. Science Show www.mrscienceshow.com Description: Marc West talks to Australian Science writer Bianca Nogrady about the 6 enduring mysteries of our mysterious Universe. Bio: Marc is a freelance science writer and podcaster who works in operations analysis in […]

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